Management Team

The management team of SBRSA is made up of the following roles and responsibilities:

Executive Director & Board Secretary – Antonia F. Shurott-Pchola, P.E.
Overall direct responsibility for the operation and maintenance of all the Authority facilities, personnel, finances, and Secretary to the Authority Board and Joint Oversight Committee.

Laboratory ManagerHossein (Mack) Rahimi
Day to day management of laboratory activities. Air and water permit reporting compliance.

Human ResourceAngela Christiano
Coordinate hiring and discharge of personnel, manage employee health and benefits plans, act as Assistant Secretary to the Authority Board, compile and distribute monthly Authority Board books, manage workers compensation claims.

Manager of Engineering – Christopher M. Doelling, P.E.
Oversee engineering and construction activities, regulatory and permit compliance, safety, laboratory operations, SCADA, instrumentation and flow measurement, and acts as Executive Director in the Executive Director’s absence.

Project EngineerChristopher J. Pizarro, ENV-SP, P.E.
Day to day construction project management

Information Technology Manager – Matt Thomas
Day to day management of IT related activities, SCADA, and website maintenance.

Assistant Information Technology Manager – Ronald W. Hess Jr.
IT related activities, SCADA, and website maintenance.

Safety Manager – Javier (Pete) Irizarry
Safety program compliance, safety training, and inspections.

Finance Director / Chief Financial Officer – William Chong, C.P.A.
Responsible for budgeting, financial reporting, purchasing, payroll, banking, audits, internal control, loans, debt financing, grant management and insurance.

Staff Accountant- Lisa Walker
Billings, accounts receivable, payroll, journal entries, bank reconciliations, and all other accounting associated function.

Purchasing Coordinator – Madelene Karlowitsch
Purchase orders, accounts payable, vendors, procurement contract management and all other purchasing related function.

Plant Manager – Robert Kunert, S-4, C-4
Responsible for the day to day operation and maintenance of the three treatment plants and three regional pumping stations.

Assistant Plant Manager – Jerold W. Ireland Sr., S-4, C-4
Operations personnel management and shift scheduling, coordination of maintenance activities, oversee site and grounds maintenance, pump station O&M, and bulk chemical purchasing.

Assistant Operations, Engineering, and Maintenance Manager – Kyle Stewart, S-3, C-3
Assists Operations, Engineering and Maintenance Managers with scheduling, personnel training, purchasing, inventory, and down equipment repairs.

Assistant Maintenance Manager – Stephen Roga
Assists Operations and Maintenance Manager with scheduling, personnel training, purchasing, inventory, and down equipment repairs.